Scythian Religion - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Religion

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Inner Asian Religions; Prehistoric Religions, Article on the Eurasian Steppes and Inner Asia.

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Dumézil investigated also, from his comparative point of view, social functions and religious customs in Ossetia: see in particular: Georges Dumézil, Légendes sur les Nartes. Paris, 1935; Le livre des héros, légendes ossètes sur les Nartes. Paris, 1965.

Of the same scholar, who variously dealt with Skythian mythology and heritage, it is worth quoting one of his volumes, where some essays on this subject are collected La courtisane et les seigneurs colorés et autres essais (Paris, 1983).

On the same subject see also: L. S. Klejn "The Nartian epos and the legend in Herodotus about the Asiatic origin of the Scythians." Vestnik Drevnej Istorii 134 (1975): 14–27.

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